Togouchi 9 years old

Blend - 40 ° - 70 cl

Togouchi 9 year old is a blended whisky produced by Chugoku Jozo in the Hiroshima region. Its rather intense nose dispersing aromas of yellow fruits and sweet spices is found in the mouth with the appearance of fruity flavors of citrus.

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Togouchi 9 years old is a blended whisky bottled in Hiroshima area by Sakurao Brewery & Distillery, formerly Chugoku Jozo. Its rather intense nose dispersing aromas of yellow fruits and sweet spices is found in mouth with the appearance of fruity flavors of citrus fruits.

The Master Blender of the House offers a more "malty" version with nearly 40% malted barley that reveals a body and a more assertive character than its little brother Kiwami.

Togouchi whiskies are specific in that they are only aged, blended, diluted in Japan and highlight the work of blending for the future productions of the Sakurao distillery. The aging of whisky casks imported from Scotland and Canada takes place in a unique site: a tunnel 361m long and dug in 1970 offering ideal conditions for maturation (constant temperature of 14°C and humidity of 80%). Part of their Japanese character is transmitted by the terroir through the spring water used for the reduction of the alcoholic volume which is drawn from the heart of the preserved mountains of the Sandankyo natural park.

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Details Togouchi 9 years old

Type

Blend

Brand

Togouchi

Producer

Sakurao Brewery & Distillery

Distillery

Sakurao

Region

Honshu - Hiroshima

Age

9 year old

Strength

40 °

Volume

70 cl

Type of Cask

American white oak

Peat

Peated

Packaging

Cardboard case

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The brand

The brand Togouchi

Togouchi is a special player in the Japanese whisky market. Firstly because the whiskies that make up the range are a blend of Scottish malt whiskies and grain whiskies from Canada.


They are then blended in Japan and aged in an old railway tunnel where the constant temperature of 14°C allows an ideal maturation. This tunnel is located in the city of Togouchi, near Hiroshima, which is obviously where the name of these original whiskies comes from.

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Aged in Japan

Aged in Japan

Composed mainly of imported whiskies, aged and blended in Japan.

Yellow fruits

Yellow fruits

Notes of peach, apricot, apple, pear, plum, ...

Citrus

Citrus

Notes of grapefruit, mandarin, yuzu, orange, lemon, ...

Peaty

Peaty

Notes of medicinal peat, iodine, earthy, seaweed, ...